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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 7:16:38 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 11:47:07 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 11:30:18 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.0
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 10:44:11 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-west of Ruatoria
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 10:00:16 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude5.0
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 5:51:04 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.0
Location10 km west of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 11:25:56 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 8:03:55 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 12:12:11 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 8:08:44 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km north-east of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 7:39:58 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 20 2017, 11:08:36 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km north of Culverden
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Jan 19 2017, 12:35:05 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 18 2017, 7:00:25 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of Kaikoura
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 18 2017, 3:07:39 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.0
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 17 2017, 8:05:21 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 6:06:54 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 8:45:51 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 4:24:11 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 2:42:35 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 11:25:20 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km north-west of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 8:57:49 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 1:50:14 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north-east of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 12:30:06 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 9:07:30 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km north-east of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 11:29:23 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south-west of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 2:08:43 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km south of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 9:47:01 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 2:11:38 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Jan 12 2017, 10:34:03 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
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a week ago